Lowell Mason in Frankfurt - mid June, 1852

from Musical letters from Abroad, pages 148-9:

The service commenced with quite a long voluntary of ten minutes or more, consisting of an introduction and fugue. The subject of the fugue was, perhaps, a little too chromatic for the dignity of worship, but it was played slowly and with great precision and certainty.

At the close of the voluntary, the minister, followed by the session, entered; the former took his place in the pulpit; the latter took their places in seats appropriated to them, on each side, facing the congregation. The organ then gave out the tune Iosco — the melody was made very prominent, the bass was …   more >>

cite as

Lowell Mason, Musical letters from Abroad. In Musical Letters from Abroad (New York, 1854), p. 148-9. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1448360140810 accessed: 17 May, 2022

location of experience: Frankfurt

Listeners

Lowell Mason
Musician, Composer
1792-1872

Listening to

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hymns
Iosco

Experience Information

Date/Time mid June, 1852
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Originally submitted by acusworth on Tue, 24 Nov 2015 10:15:41 +0000
Approved on Fri, 17 Mar 2017 19:23:45 +0000